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Rufous Whistler

Tall trees and shrubs are perfect as a Rufous Whistler needs pride of place when they sing their songs around the garden.

Small Songbirds Bushland Heathland

Noongar Names: Unknown

Scientific Name: Pachycephala rufiventris

Conservation Status: Least concern

Threats: Cat predation and habitat loss

Will they visit?: They frequently visit home gardens with dense vegetation and located near reserves

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Tall native shrubs and trees

Diet: Insects and invertebrates

Water: Shallow bird baths

ReWild Benefit: Pest control

ReWild Benefits

Small songbirds help to control pest species within the ecosystem. Visit BirdLife Australia to learn more about our native birds of prey. If you have seen one in your neighbourhood or around the home you can record your sighting on Birdata and help scientists monitor their population

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